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whelp prime95 ran all night (about 6 hours of sleep time) and its still at 40 celcius, according to my reading it never got above 40 all night.
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post #52 of 63
Are those core temperatures as they seem low..

There two types of temps: Tjunction (core temp) and Tcase (CPU temp from sensor in the center of IHS)

Use CoreTemp program for reading temps..

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I ran the cpu all night in prime95 and it never got above 40c @ 3.6ghz. it idles at 37c while on the desktop. is that more of a appropriate temperature level?
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post #54 of 63
Yep those are good temps.
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if the temps aren't really getting above 40c with a load after 8 hours, is it safe to say that I could achieve 4.0ghz on this chip? ..... in theory, would it truly be faster or would it be more snappier at 3.6 or 3.8 in comparison to a plain 4.0ghz? .... at 4.0ghz also would this start causing a bottleneck for my Dual GTX 460's or vis-versa?
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post #56 of 63
I still think you'll see performance increases from increasing your overclock and you definitely have room to increase if those are the temps you're getting.

What is your motherboard like however? from what I read on 775 sockets people normally cook that before they get close to killing the CPU.
Edited by Crabid - 12/31/10 at 9:10am
    
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I think it runs fine. it is a 650i mobo, but its about 3 years outdated now. It just a bandaid til i order a Maximus III and a i5 760. I just got a brand new Ford Fusion V6 SEL AWD Metallic black, so that socked away allot of my money.
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I thought it was your sig rig, p5n-d is 750i btw.
    
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post #59 of 63
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I'm just wondering with Dual GTX 460's if I will see a performance increase if I overclock it to 4.0ghz..... or if it will just bottleneck.
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post #60 of 63
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ooo really its a 750i, huh, maybe i'm just brain-dead.
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